Helpful Information from Visit St. Pete/Clearwater on How to Visit Responsibly during COVID-19

We know that you may have questions about how you can visit St. Pete/Clearwater responsibly while Covid-19 is a concern, and we're here to help. This page offers the most up-to-date information on the status of local businesses, local health guidelines, and links to stories and videos about how to visit responsibly. We've even included a link to our Rise to Shine Pledge page, where you can sign the pledge to visit responsibly (and be entered in our sweepstakes to win the Ultimate Beach Getaway!).

A great vacation is possible if you travel responsibly! Please rise to the occasion, practice safe behaviors such as wearing a mask and staying a safe distance from others who aren't in your traveling party.  

Because when we all rise, we all shine. #RiseToShine #Visit Responsibly

Couple walking on the beach.


Take the Rise to Shine Pledge and Be Entered in Our Ultimate Beach Getaway Sweepstakes!

When you travel in St. Pete/Clearwater, we ask that you do so responsibly. Sign the Rise to Shine Pledge to mask up, spread out and wash hands - and be entered for a chance to win the Ultimate Beach Getaway, including airfare, beachfront accommodations and a private beach cabana!

Two girls wearing masks, taking a selfie at the St. Pete Pier.


Check Out These Great Tips on How to Visit Responsibly

America's Best Beaches are open! Most of our local businesses are, too. When you're ready to head to the beach, or to local restaurants, shops and attractions, check out these totally excellent tips on visiting responsibly. And don't miss our fun video with Sam, the Sunshine Steward! She shares great ideas for travel today.

Visit Responsibly
Man wearing a mask in front of the Sunshine mural in St. Pete.


Learn about Our Mask Requirement and Safety Guidelines - Plus What's Open and What's Not

Wondering what's open in St. Pete/Clearwater (and what restrictions there may be)? We've got you covered! Also find detailed information about our county-wide mask requirement. We update frequently, so you're in-the-know.

Travel Updates
Woman wearing mask at Empower Zipline in Tampa


Need Some Fresh Air, Sunshine and Outdoor Adventure? Coming Right Up!

Domestic doldrums? House-bound? Sunshine-seeking? We totally get it. When you need some room to roam, check out our list of amazing outdoor places and activities that will have you feeling right as rain in no time.

Room to Roam
Outdoor dining at Chattaway in St. Pete.


Want to Dine Al Fresco? Check Out These Awesome Options

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal in the open air? These local restaurants fit the bill perfectly - allowing you to dine out deliciously and responsibly!

Al Fresco!
Woman using a virtual reality googles.


Missing America's Best Beaches? These VR Experiences are the Next-Best-Thing

If you're not quite ready to travel, but still want to dream, we have some fab VR experiences that will help you visit virtually, and inspire you for future getaways.

Visit Virtually


Soft, white sands and jewel-colored waters. Sunny skies and sea breezes. Family discoveries and fun times together. Beautiful parks and botanical gardens. Mind-opening museum exhibits. An amazing local culinary scene. These are all the wonderful things to dream about and plan for when you feel you're ready to travel again. We can't wait to welcome you back to St. Pete/Clearwater!

Here are some ways to start dreaming about your next trip to St. Pete/Clearwater:

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